Showing posts from October, 2012

It's more right to be loving, than to be right

"LIBERAL senator Cory Bernardi has been forced to resign as shadow parliamentary secretary to Tony Abbott following his remarks linking gay marriage to bestiality." The Australian, 19th Sept 2012 Thus spoke The Australian  newspaper. Almost right. Further down the story, if you cared to read so far, the paper clarified a little. During a debate last night over proposed gay marriage laws, Senator Bernardi said legalising same-sex unions would prompt calls for more extreme changes. “The next step ... is having three people that love each other be able to enter into a permanent union endorsed by society, or four people,” Senator Bernardi said. “There are even some creepy people out there, who say that it's OK to have consensual sexual relations between humans and animals. Will that be a future step?” As usual, the nuanced and "ill-considered" remarks of a politician, were spun into a simpler, and less accurate proposition. " Gay marriage leads to bestial